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September 1, 2014, 7:59 pm

School of Pennsylvania Ballet holds auditions

The School of the Pennsylvania Ballet will conduct its final auditions Saturday August 18 for admission to the 2012–13 school year. This session will accommodate students who were unable to attend the first two open auditions this spring. Classes will begin in September.

The auditions will be held at Pennsylvania Ballet’s studios at 3502 Scotts Lane, Building 4. There is no audition fee. Girls and boys ages 8 to 18 are invited to take an audition class, divided by age, as indicated by the schedule below. Girls should wear tights and a leotard and boys should wear a white T-shirt and black tights or shorts (no long pants). Girls age 12 and above should bring pointe shoes. Previous ballet training is not required to audition. The deadline for audition registration is Friday, August 17. To register for auditions, please complete the form on this link:

Ages 8 to 12

Check-in: 9:30 a.m.

Audition class: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Ages 13 to 18

Check-in: 11 a.m.

Audition class: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

All ages indicated are as of Sept. 1, 2012. Auditions are for the Student Division (ages 8–18) only. The School of Pennsylvania Ballet also will offer Pre-Ballet (ages 6–7) and Open Adult classes, with no audition required. Registration forms for these programs are available at: For more information, visit or call (215) 551-7000.      


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